Best Things To Do in Battambang, Cambodia

With many historical sites and cultural attractions, Krong Battambang in north-western Cambodia has so many interesting sites to visit. If you want to explore some less explored, calm and quaint places, then Krong Battambang will assure you your much-needed laidback vacation. Check out some of the top things to in Krong Battambang which can entertain adults and kids alike.

Here is a list of some of the fun and interesting things to do in Krong Battambang which you need to check, before planning your trip.There are many ancient temples like Kamping Puoy Lake, Baset Temple, Prasat Snung.

You can also visit Wat Ek Phnom and get enchanted by the ancient architecture. Battambarg Circus is another must visit attraction in Krong Battambang. Some spectacular performances by the children from NGO, the basic aim behind this show is for charitable purposes. Truly, one of the premier thing to do, when in Krong Battambang.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Battambang, Cambodia

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  1. Human Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography

    # 1 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Human Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography Image

    Tags: Art Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: Street 1.5 – Battambang, Cambodia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Joseba Etxebarria is a photographer famous for his human portraits that he clicked while he explored the entire world on a bicycle for 4 years. His gallery is housed in Battambang in a house that is m...Read more

  2. Battambang Bat Caves

    # 2 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Battambang Bat Caves Image

    Tags: Cave

    Address: Phnom Sampeou | off National Highway 57, Battambang 02000,Cambodia

    Every evening, people gather at Phnom Sampeau to see a colony of Asian wrinkle-lipped bats take flight from the mountain caves to hunt. The sunset sky plays the background to the bats flying away from...Read more

  3. Romcheik 5 Art Space

    # 3 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Romcheik 5 Art Space

    Tags: Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: 201 Rue | Romcheik 5, Battambang 02000,Cambodia

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The four founders of the ROMCHEIK 5 Art Spacewere child labourers who were rescued by an NGO. They were encouraged by the NGO to express their ideas and vision and after starting a small workshop for ...Read more

  4. Wat Banan Temple

    # 4 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang | Added 281 times in trip plans
    Wat Banan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Banan Hill, 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located on a hill around 20 kilometres away from Battanmabng, the Wat Banan Temple is believed to date back to the Angkor Era. The temple consists of 5 towers- 4 seen as soon as you reach the hill and...Read more

  5. Phnom Sampeau

    # 5 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Phnom Sampeau

    Tags: Cave, Mountain

    Address: 57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Phnom Sampeau is a mountain in Battambang  known for its Killing Caves that have skulls and bones of hundreds of people who were killed duringthe reign of the Khmer Rouge. The climb to the mo...Read more

  6. Mrs. Bun Roeung's Ancient House

    # 6 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Mrs. Bun Roeung's Ancient House

    Address: 800 Street, Vat Kor Village, West River Bank,Battambang 02000,Cambodia

    The Mrs. Bun Roeung's Ancient House is one of the 20 heritage Khmer houses in Vat Kor village that is around a 100 years old and is made entirely form hard wood. The old-style house has a wide veranda...Read more

  7. Wat Ek Phnom

    # 7 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang | Added 5 times in trip plans
    Wat Ek Phnom

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Ek Phnom Pagoda, Battambang, Cambodia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the 11th century during the Bayon period, the Wat Ek Phnom is nestled amidst old Bodhi trees and is popular for a white-stone statue of Buddha. The beautiful modern pagoda built here is...Read more

  8. Ta Dumbong Statue

    # 8 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang
    Ta Dumbong Statue Image

    Tags: Statue

    Address: 314 Cnr National Route 5 & Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia

    The Ta Dumbong Statue is the statue of a Khmer holding a cup with a stick placed on it. Story goes that the before he was King, Ta Dumbong found a magic stick that he used to defeat the King and drive...Read more

  9. Wat Samrong Knong

    # 9 of 22 Things To Do in Battambang | Added 316 times in trip plans
    Wat Samrong Knong Image

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 153, Krong Battambang,Cambodia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Wat Samrong Knong dates back to the early 18th century and was built by Mr. Thudong Chey as a hermitage. The temple is named after the Samrong Tree that grew on the temple grounds. In the late 19t...Read more

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